**This is a non-PACIE event. Please direct any questions to the sponsoring organization.**
Join the South Asia Center, Middle East Center and Penn Museum for the Brown Choices Program teacher training, “Engaging Students in International Issues: The Choices Approach.”
Saturday, April 8, 2017 8:30 am-3:00 pm
3260 South Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104
Cost: $145 per person. Thanks to the University of Pennsylvania’s South Asia Center and Middle East Center, the first 15 educators to register may do so at the subsidized rate of $95. Fee includes two Choices curriculum units, six Act 48 credits, lunch, and all workshop materials. Partial scholarships are available for preservice teachers.
Who Should Attend: History, civics, geography, government and other social studies teachers, as well as humanities teachers, are the target audience. Materials are appropriate for grades 7-12.
During the workshop, you will:
· Be introduced to the Choices Program’s award-winning resources and approach to teaching about contested international issues;
· Examine and work with the Choices units The Middle East in Transition: Questions for U.S. Policy and Indian Independence and the Question of Partition (provided);
· Attend a special talk by Dr. Salam Al Kuntar, Associate Faculty and Co-Curator of the exhibit at Penn Museum. Participants will view the new exhibition,Protecting Cultural Heritage in Syria and Iraq, highlighting cultural heritage protection.
This is a participatory workshop, so come ready to be engaged and inspired! To register, please visit: choices.edu/pd/intro-workshops